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abhor
used in Frankenstein

24 uses
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Definition to hate or detest something
  • Shall I not then hate them who abhor me?
    Chapter 10 (76% in)
abhor = hate
  • My abhorrence of this fiend cannot be conceived.
    Chapter 9 (35% in)
  • I wished to see him again, that I might wreak the utmost extent of abhorrence on his head and avenge the deaths of William and Justine.
    Chapter 9 (39% in)
  • I perceived, as the shape came nearer (sight tremendous and abhorred!
    Chapter 10 (46% in)
  • Abhorred monster!
    Chapter 10 (57% in)
  • You, my creator, abhor me; what hope can I gather from your fellow creatures, who owe me nothing?
    Chapter 10 (72% in)
  • Cursed be the day, abhorred devil, in which you first saw light!
    Chapter 10 (84% in)
  • "Thus I relieve thee, my creator," he said, and placed his hated hands before my eyes, which I flung from me with violence; "thus I take from thee a sight which you abhor.
    Chapter 10 (88% in)
  • A residence in Turkey was abhorrent to her; her religion and her feelings were alike averse to it.
    Chapter 14 (90% in)
  • I felt the greatest ardour for virtue rise within me, and abhorrence for vice, as far as I understood the signification of those terms, relative as they were, as I applied them, to pleasure and pain alone.
    Chapter 15 (23% in)
  • Satan had his companions, fellow devils, to admire and encourage him, but I am solitary and abhorred.'
    Chapter 15 (40% in)
  • My vices are the children of a forced solitude that I abhor, and my virtues will necessarily arise when I live in communion with an equal.
    Chapter 17 (62% in)
  • Yet even thus I loved them to adoration; and to save them, I resolved to dedicate myself to my most abhorred task.
    Chapter 17 (98% in)
  • If I were alone, would he not at times force his abhorred presence on me to remind me of my task or to contemplate its progress?
    Chapter 18 (45% in)
  • Clerval eagerly desired to accept this invitation, and I, although I abhorred society, wished to view again mountains and streams and all the wondrous works with which Nature adorns her chosen dwelling-places.
    Chapter 19 (20% in)
  • They might even hate each other; the creature who already lived loathed his own deformity, and might he not conceive a greater abhorrence for it when it came before his eyes in the female form?
    Chapter 20 (6% in)
  • I abhorred the face of man.
    Chapter 22 (2% in)
  • Oh, not abhorred!
    Chapter 22 (2% in)
  • How they would, each and all, abhor me and hunt me from the world did they know my unhallowed acts and the crimes which had their source in me!
    Chapter 22 (4% in)
  • The shutters had been thrown back, and with a sensation of horror not to be described, I saw at the open window a figure the most hideous and abhorred.
    Chapter 23 (30% in)
  • The laughter died away, when a well-known and abhorred voice, apparently close to my ear, addressed me in an audible whisper, "I am satisfied, miserable wretch!
    Chapter 24 (7% in)
  • I pitied Frankenstein; my pity amounted to horror; I abhorred myself.
    Chapter 24 (84% in)
  • I am content to suffer alone while my sufferings shall endure; when I die, I am well satisfied that abhorrence and opprobrium should load my memory.
    Chapter 24 (89% in)
  • You hate me, but your abhorrence cannot equal that with which I regard myself.
    Chapter 24 (94% in)

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